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#27 Martin Frk, RW

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Position: RW
Date of Birth: 10/05/1993
Height: 6' 0"   Weight: 194 lbs
Shoots: R
Birthplace: Pelhrimov, Czech Republic
Drafted: Detroit's 1st choice, 49th overall, in 2012 NHL Entry Draft
Last Amateur Team: 2012-13 Halifax (QMJHL)




News Stories/Articles/Multimedia:

Growth Potential - Griffiti - Oct. 18, 2013
On the Horizon - griffinshockey.com - Sept. 30, 2013 

Biography

First season as a Griffin…First year pro…Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by Detroit, 7/31/12...Assigned by Detroit, 9/22/13...Reassigned to Toledo (ECHL) by Detroit, 11/4/13...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 12/19/13...Assigned by Detroit, 10/2/14.

2012-13: Won the QMJHL President Cup and the CHL Memorial Cup with the Halifax Mooseheads, who compiled a 58-6-3-1 regular season record…Ranked second on the team and 13th in the league with 84 points (35-49—84) in 56 games…Tied for the league lead in shootout conversion (3-for-3)…Ranked among team leaders with 35 goals (T3rd), 49 assists (3rd), 13 power play goals (3rd), 26 power play points (4th), seven game-winning goals (1st), three shootout goals (1st) and 180 shots (4th)…Tallied nine multi-point games during an 11-game point streak, compiling 22 points (9-13—22) from 10/24/12-11/23/12…Logged a junior career-high 14-game scoring streak, amassing 24 points (11-13—24) from 12/4/12-2/8/13…Notched two four-point games in a three-game span (2/20/13-2/24-13)…Logged four points (3-1—4) in six games with the Czech Republic at the World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia…Tied for second in QMJHL postseason scoring with 33 points (13-20—33) in 17 games, as Halifax went 16-1 en route to its league championship…Opened the playoffs with a franchise-record eight-point game (5-3—8), 3/22/13 vs. Saint John…Enjoyed six playoff games with three or more points, including a five-point night (2-3—5) during the QMJHL Finals, 5/8/13 at Baie-Comeau…Tied for second on the club with nine points (5-4—9) in four Memorial Cup games. 2011-12: Limited to just 34 regular season games with Halifax due to a pre-season injury, making his season debut on 12/9/11…Finished ninth on the club with 29 points (16-13—29)…Racked up 11 points (6-5—11) in a six-game stretch, 1/13/12-1/29/12…Skated in 17 postseason games, tallying 11 points (5-6—11) to help the Mooseheads reach the conference finals. 2010-11: Debuted in North America with Halifax and placed second on the club with 50 points (22-28—50) in 62 games…Placed third on the team in goals, tied for first in assists and ranked among team leaders with 75 penalty minutes (2nd), 19 power play points (T1st), four game-winning goals (1st), a 0.750 shootout percentage (1st) and 166 shots (3rd)…Posted a season-high four points (3-1—4) on 11/17/10 vs. Rimouski…Tallied his second hat trick of the season on 3/11/11 at P.E.I….Nominated for the RDS Cup Rookie of the Year and for the Michael Bergeron Trophy for the top offensive rookie…Represented his country at both the World U18 Championship in Crimmitschau and Dresden, Germany, tying for the team lead with five points (1-4—5) in six games, and the World Junior Championships in Buffalo, N.Y., placing second on the team with six points (3-3—6) in six games. 2009-10: Picked up 13 points (9-4—13) in eight games for HC Karlovy Vary’s under-17 club and led the under-20 team in goals (28), assists (30), points (58) and penalty minutes (186)…Tied for sixth in the under-20 league in scoring and led the league in penalty minutes…Represented the Czech Republic at the World U18 Championship in Minsk, Belarus, and tied for the team lead with seven points (2-5—7) in six contests. 2008-09: Split the season between the under-17 and under-20 teams of Karlovy Vary…Racked up 38 points (26-12-38) in 22 games at the under-17 level and 20 points (8-12—20) in 16 games on the under-20 club…Led the under-17 team in scoring and had the fourth-best points-per-game average (1.73)…Tied for sixth on the under-20 team in scoring despite his abbreviated stint. 2007-08: Led Karlovy Vary’s under-17 team with 42 points (25-17—42) in 44 games as a 14-year-old…Tied for 13th in the circuit in goals.

Personal: Lives in Bochov, Czech Republic…Has one sister…Best friend in hockey is Matej Beran…Greatest hockey memory is winning the Memorial Cup with the Halifax Mooseheads of the QMJHL…Began playing hockey at the age of three as a center…Nickname in hockey is Frky…Hockey idol as a youth is Jaromir Jagr…Chose his jersey number for his mom’s birthday…Greatest influence on his hockey career are his parents…First job was playing hockey…Greatest personal obstacle he's overcome is being far from home...Proudest accomplishment is being drafted by the Detroit Red Wings...Favorite charity is the Make A Wish Foundation…Most exciting place he’s ever visited is Paris with his girlfriend…Most interesting fact about him is that he's a funny guy…If he could trade occupations for one day, he would be a magician…Also speaks Czech…Played soccer growing up…Once met Alessandro Nesta, an Italian professional soccer player…Favorite food is chicken soup…Favorite music artist is Rytmus…Favorite movie is King Arthur…Favorite TV Show is Criminal Minds…Favorite website is NHL.com…Favorite vacation spot is Greece... Favorite college sports team is the Michigan Wolverines...Enjoys watching soccer...Enjoys baseball, cooking and movies.
 

AHL CAREER HIGHS
Games Played: 50, 2013-14 Assist Streak: 2, twice (MR: 3/21/14-3/22/14)
Goals: 3, 2013-14 Point Streak: 2, twice (MR: 3/21/14-3/22/14)
Assists: 9, 2013-14 Goals, Game: 1, three times (MR: 3/23/14 GR at LE)
Points: 12, 2013-14 Assists, Game: 2, seven times (MR: 4/2/14 GR vs. IA)
PIM: 22, 2013-14 Points, Game: 2, 2/8/14 GR at RCH
Goal Streak: n/a PIM, Game: 4, 10/30/13 GR vs. CHA
FIRSTS
AHL Game: 10/5/13 GR at TOR NHL Game: n/a                                                         
AHL Point: 1/18/14 GR vs. ABB (assist) NHL Point: n/a
AHL Goal: 2/8/14 GR at RCH (Matt Hackett) NHL Goal: n/a
 

Career Stats

      Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2006-07 Karlovy Vary U17 CzR-U17 5 0 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007-08 Karlovy Vary U17 CzR-U17 44 25 17 42 56 2 1 0 1 4
2008-09 Karlovy Vary U17 CzR-U17 22 26 12 38 85 -- -- -- -- --
  Karlovy Vary U20 CzR-U20 16 8 12 20 6 -- -- -- -- --
2009-10 Karlovy Vary U17 CzR-U17 8 9 4 13 41 -- -- -- -- --
  Karlovy Vary U20 CzR-U20 41 28 30 58 186 6 2 3 5 4
2010-11 Halifax QMJHL 62 22 28 50 75 4 0 2 2 8
2011-12 Halifax QMJHL 34 16 13 29 41 17 5 6 11 26
2012-13 Halifax QMJHL 56 35 49 84 84 17 13 20 33 32
2013-14 Grand Rapids AHL 50 3 9 12 22 4 0 0 0 0
  Toledo ECHL 15 5 8 13 10 -- -- -- -- --
  GRIFFINS/AHL TOTALS 50 3 9 12 22 4 0 0 0 0
  PRO TOTALS 65 8 17 25 32 4 0 0 0 0

 

 
 
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